Object Title

Left tasset

Left tasset

Date

1580-1590

Object Number

II.84 R

Provenance

Bequeathed by Mr W H Fenton, 1936, Tower Sale, 27 May 1927. Bequeathed by Sir John Smythe to James I in 1607, at Greenwich in 1611, brought to the Tower in 1649.

Physical Description

Long tassets lames belonging to II.84. Decoration en suite. Identified with a possible trace of concentric corrosion, January 2005.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height as mounted 1800mm, actual crest to knee 1330mm, width 800mm Weight: kg ( o lb 11 oz )

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate XLVII, XLIX, XLCVIII, XCIX, CLV

Notes

RC2: Permission to lend required from the sovereign